What’s Trending in #MyrtleBeach? Tourism News for November 26, 2015
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Happy Thanksgiving! This week Myrtle Beach got in the holiday spirit by offering Thanksgiving meals to those in need, and also welcomed Donald Trump to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Here’s a look at the tourism news for November 26, 2015:
NBA Star Helps Out Myrtle Beach Families
Washington Wizards point guard, Ramon Sessions, came to Myrtle Beach on Sunday. Why? For the past 5 years, Sessions has visited the Racepath neighborhood in Myrtle Beach to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys. This year, Sessions handed out 300 turkeys and other food items to the families in the community.
Myrtle Beach Thanksgiving for Those in Need
For those who are in need or alone this Thanksgiving, there are plenty of Thanksgiving meals available in the area! Many of these meals are free or mostly free. Places like the Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, the Little River United Methodist Church, The Shepherd's Table, Soho Cafe & Bar, Aunny's Country Kitchen, and more, will be offering food. Click here for more details.
Donald Trump Rally in Myrtle Beach
There was such a large response to the Donald Trump rally coming to Myrtle Beach that they had to move it from Broadway at the Beach to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, approximately 5,000 people rallied to support Donald Trump at the Convention Center. He touched on many subjects like the Syrian refugees, Interstate 73, illegal immigrants, and more. And, according to South Carolina polls, Trump is in the lead by 16 points.